Punjab government to initiate multiple projects in South Punjab

Punjab government to initiate multiple projects in South Punjab

LAHORE - Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar held separate meetings with Punjab Assembly members belonging to Sahiwal and Multan divisions at his office on Monday. -

He said on the occasion that steps were being taken to create a separate province in south Punjab. He regretted that hollow slogans were raised in the past about development of southern Punjab, but no practical steps were made in this regard. That is why, he said, people of south Punjab had badly rejected those in the elections who had ignored them in the journey to development and prosperity.

He said that Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government would give rights to people of south Punjab. He said the safe city project would also be launched in Multan, DG Khan and Bahawalpur cities and south Punjab would be given preference in clean drinking water schemes.

The chief minister said that situation of cleanliness in south Punjab districts was deplorable. Therefore, it was a responsibility of the officials concerned to make the best cleanliness arrangements in their regions. He said that the system of disposing of solid waste in a proper manner would be improved in cities.

During the meetings, a strategy about public welfare projects, development schemes and timely solution people’s problems came under discussion.

Talking to lawmakers, the chief minister said that they were all vanguards of Prime Minister Imran Khan, adding that his agenda would elevate the quality of life of 22 million people of Pakistan. “We will come up to the mandate given by the people to PTI.”

He disclosed that different steps had been taken at the upper echelon to promote good governance and austerity along with elimination of corruption, he said, He made it clear that action would be taken against officers failing to follow open-door policy under relevant rules and regulations.

Usman Buzdar said that DPOs would hold open courts on regular basis, adding that he would regularly visit DG Khan, Multan and Bahawalpur along with his team.

The assembly members presented their proposals regarding solution to the problems facing the people of their constituencies. - APP